We’re riding into the last weekend of January and it’s going to be a good one! Pick your next pooch at the Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show or see the sea lions this weekend. There’s really no bad choice!

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San Francisco

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show
Showcasing over 175 breeds, the The Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show event is an exciting and unique event for dog lovers who will have a rare opportunity at this “benched” show to learn about and get to know hundreds of breeds of dogs, all in one location over two days. Sat.-Sun. Event details

The Wizard of Oz
Come follow the yellow brick road and help Dorothy and her magical friends get what they wish for! This whimsical live theater musical is produced for children ages 4-10 by Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco and is being shown in the historic freshly-remodeled Presidio Theatre. Sun. Event details

East Bay

Dance With Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with nothing more than an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers, Koo Koo Kanga Roo puts on an all-ages dance party that invites everyone to join in. Sat. Event details

Oakland A’s FanFest
Enjoy entertainment, kids activities, interactive experiences, the annual Oakland A’s Community Fund Tent Sale, and much more at Jack London Square. Sat. Event details


Beetlelady: Bug Colors
The Bug Colors preschooler class introduces children to the beauty of insects through an exploration of insect colors. Kids will meet live bugs and create their own colorful butterfly magnets. Sat. Event details.

Lunar New Year Celebration
Celebrate Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat, with live performances, musical entertainment, giveaways, wish station and more. Sat. Event details

South Bay

Goodnight Farm
Come join us in saying goodnight to the farm. Guests will enjoy a night walk through the farm, meet some farm animals, cuddle up near a fire and roast marshmallows. Fri. Event details

Little Red Riding Hood: a One-Act Touring Opera
Come and enjoy Opera San Jose‘s new production of the classic children’s story “Little Red Riding Hood” at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. This opera will feature costumed singers and a professional pianist. Sat. Event details

North Bay

Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids
Performing songs created by the Grateful Dead, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its audience of families with children games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. Sat. Event details

Free Guided Farm Tours
Head to Terra Firma Farms on the weekends to learn about the farm and CSA, learn what pasture raised means and how farms like Tara Firma Farms are on the front lines to fight climate change, reduce water usage and build better soil through the latest methods in Carbon Farming. Sat.-Sun. Event details

—Kate Loweth


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